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Science of Laser Hair Removal in SLOW MOTION
8 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewLasers attack hair cells from the outside in. Young scholars observe a laser hair treatment in slow motion. They watch as the pulses of the laser destroy the external hair. The Veritasium instructor then describes the process happening...
Why Is This Ice Blue?
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat gives glaciers their blue hue? Study the phenomenon from the inside out with a video from an engaging science playlist. The narrator describes the conditions present in glacial ice, then explains how the substance affects visible...
Why Is Blue so Rare in Nature?
8 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhy so blue? As it turns out, very few things in nature only reflect blue light! A short video from a comprehensive science playlist highlights the beautiful blues of butterflies, birds, and human eyes. The narrator shows how adaptations...
Name That Harmonic: Closed-End air Columns
9th - 12th
New ReviewPhysics is like music—practice makes perfect! Challenge your class using an interactive that builds harmonic skills. The engaging lesson from a playlist exploring sounds and waves revolves around wave behavior in closed-end air columns....
Name That Harmonic: Open-End air Columns
9th - 12th
New ReviewEver wonder what really goes on inside a clarinet? Show your young scientists the physics of open-end air columns through an easy-to-use interactive. Learners examine the features of standing waves and calculate frequency and length in a...
Understanding Wave Motion - Slinky vs. Snaky: Which Spring is Dominant?
7th - 12th
Ride the wave to an understanding of refraction! The first in a series of two inquiry-based lessons challenges learners to create transverse waves with two different types of springs. As their wave hits an object, they observe the change...
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What can the electromagnetic spectrum tell us about the sun? As it turns out, quite a bit! See the sun in a whole new light with a video from NOVA's Sun Lab unit. The narrator describes the electromagnetic spectrum in terms of visible...
Seeing the Smallest Thing in the Universe
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
How do we see what we can't see? An episode of a comprehensive physics playlist shows images of the smallest particles current technology can record. The instructor discusses current and past research on the makeup of subatomic particles.
Does This Look White to You?
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Explore the difference between the two color wheels. The focus of the installment of a larger physics playlist is to explain the difference between mixing colored paints and colored lights. Viewers find that the components of their eyes...
What's the Difference Between Blue Light and Red Light?
6th - 12th
Finally, an electromagnetic spectrum lab that will get glowing reviews from your class! Explore the nature of light using red and blue LED sources and fantastic phosphorescent paper. Young scientists compare the effects of blue light...